Adam King, a machine learning/AI engineer, built a web-based demonstration of a neural network that autocompletes a text prompt. I tried it with "Throw out this vegetable now." Here's the result.
Throw out this vegetable now. It's nothing but a mess. And I don't need another salad. Just a little bit of broccoli!
We could serve up this vegetable as a salad with roasted veggies, but I prefer to use it as an entrée. You can even garnish the salad with another vegetable (such as cabbage) to make a simple vegetable-salad bowl with, or use some extra salad mix.
7-Minute Green Salad with Bruschetta, Sweet Potatoes, & Cilantro
Yields 5-6 portions
1/2 pound Brussels sprouts (2-3 bunches)
2 ounces carrots, peeled and cut in half or quarters
1 onion, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
1 celery stalk, trimmed and deveined
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 large sweet potatoes, halved and peeled
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped
1 pound broccoli, cut into wedges
Juice from 1 lemon
1/4 cup Greek yogurt
salt and pepper, to taste
In a large bowl, stir together the sweet potatoes, leek, and carrot
BONUS: Man cutting cheese with a chainsaw:
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